Middle East

Gulf Marketing Group Launches B201 Shrimp Line in Vietnam

On June 6, 2024, Gulf Marketing Group (GMG), headquartered in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, achieved a milestone in Vietnam's seafood industry with the inauguration of its Binh...

Coast Guard Seizes 300 Kilograms of Shrimp in Bahrain

The Public Prosecution of Bahrain has ordered the detention of a man for trading shrimp during the ban season. The Coast Guard apprehended the individual, discovering eight...

Oman’s Shrimp Industry Set for USD 1.6 Billion Global Partnership

Oman's shrimp industry is set for expansion with a forthcoming $1.6 billion partnership between a key state-backed player and an international company. Fisheries Development Oman at the Helm Fisheries...

Kuwait to Discuss New Shrimp Farming Site

The Jahra Governorate Committee of the Municipal Council in Kuwait is preparing for a meeting on Wednesday to address a key proposal concerning the expansion of aquaculture...

Ecuador and UAE Enter Talks for Trade Agreement, Shrimp Exports in Focus

Ecuador and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have commenced negotiations for a comprehensive trade agreement, aiming to strengthen bilateral economic relations. The joint declaration was signed during...

Iranian Fishery Exports Surge, Shrimp Leads the Way

Iran's fishery industry has shown remarkable growth in the past year, as reported by the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration (IRICA). The latest statistics reveal significant...

Bahrain Fines Suspect for Violating Shrimp Ban

In Bahrain, the Acting Chief Prosecutor of Ministries and Public Bodies has announced that the Second Lower Criminal Court has delivered its verdict in a case concerning...

Bahrain Implements New Measures to Safeguard Shrimp

To bolster its marine resources and ensure food security, the Kingdom of Bahrain has recently enacted stringent regulations aimed at protecting its fish and shrimp stocks. Export Ban...

Oman Signs Agreement for National Veterinarian Quarantine for Shrimp

In a move to bolster its shrimp industry, the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries in Oman has inked a pivotal agreement. This agreement aims to establish and...

Kuwait Shrimp Prices Rise Over 15 Percent

The Central Administration of Statistics in Kuwait has recently released comprehensive data regarding the seafood market in 2023. The findings reveal notable fluctuations throughout the year, with...

Oman’s Ministry Unveils 2024 Aquaculture Expansion Plans

In a bid to fortify the fisheries sector, the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries, and Water Resources (MAFWR) of Oman has disclosed plans to launch five new aquaculture...

Tartaric Acid Revolutionizes Whiteleg Shrimp Growth and Health

A recent study has shed light on the potential of tartaric acid (TA) to enhance the growth, weight, and disease resistance of whiteleg shrimp (L. vannamei). Exploring the...

Egypt’s Frozen Shrimp Imports Drop by 34.6% in 2023

Egypt has witnessed a significant decline in its imports over the period between January and October 2023. The total imports from countries worldwide amounted to USD 68.3...

The Emergence of 3D Printed Shrimp Technology

Steakholder Foods, an Israeli cleantech company, is venturing into uncharted waters with the introduction of 3D printed shrimp to its product range. The company, known for its...

Shrimp Farming Takes Center Stage at Saudi’s International Marine Expo

Saudi Arabia is gearing up to host its most extensive sustainable seafood production exhibition to date from February 4 to 6. The third edition of the Saudi...

Oman’s Surprising Venture: Shrimp Farming in the Desert

Oman, traditionally recognized for its dominance in the oil and gas industry, is making a surprising foray into the realm of shrimp farming within its arid desert...

Saudi Arabia’s Marine Fisheries Sector Records 1.4% Growth in 2022

The General Authority for Statistics in Saudi Arabia has released data showcasing the performance of the Kingdom's marine fisheries sector in 2022. The total catch from marine...

Saudi Arabia and China Propel Aquaculture Sector Investments

Saudi Arabia and China are set to witness an increase in investments in the aquaculture sector following discussions at the Global Investment Promotion Conference in Shenzhen, China. Representatives...

Vietnam Sets Sights on Middle East Expansion

Vietnam's shrimp industry is actively exploring the potential of the Middle East market for growth, with the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP) emphasizing opportunities...

Saudi Arabia’s Eastern Province Reflects on Successful 2022 Season

Saudi Arabia's Eastern Province welcomed the arrival of the first catch of shrimps on Tuesday, signaling the commencement of the annual shrimp-hunting season. This eagerly anticipated season,...

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Indonesian Shrimp Industry Diversifies Markets Amid US Anti-Dumping Measures

The Indonesian shrimp industry faces a pivotal moment as it navigates through challenges posed...

KUFOS Promotes Whiteleg Shrimp Farming in India

The Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies (KUFOS) in India has successfully completed...

North Carolina Faces Controversy Over Inshore Shrimp Trawling Ban

In North Carolina, United States, the practice of inshore shrimp trawling has sparked a...

Vietnam’s Shrimp Industry Adopts Energy-Saving Aquaculture System

Internet Initiative Japan (IIJ), Yuko-Keiso, Kyushu University, and Kogakuin University have collaborated to pioneer...

Shrimp Quota in North Sea and Skagerrak Reduced for Next Year

In a recent agreement between Norway and the European Union, the annual quota for...

Ecuadorian Shrimp Sector Hits Record Exports in April 2024

In April 2024, Ecuador's shrimp industry exported a record volume of 111,512 tons of...